2016 FINA Diving World Cup

The 2016 FINA Diving World Cup took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 19 to 24 February 2016.[2][3][4] It was the 20th edition of the Diving World Cup, and the first time being hosted by Brazil. The venue was the Maria Lenk Aquatic Centre.[1][5][6]

2016 FINA Diving World Cup
FINA Diving World Cup Rio 2016 logo.png
Host cityRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date(s)February 19–24, 2016 (2016-02-19 – 2016-02-24)
Venue(s)Maria Lenk Aquatic Centre
Nations participating50[1]
Athletes participating150[1]
WebsiteFINA event page
2014
2018

The meet served as a test event for the 2016 Olympic Games.[7][8] The Rio Olympic Games Organising Committee provided mosquito repellent and performed daily cleaning of the venue in response to concerns over the 2015–2016 Zika virus epidemic.[9]

Participating countriesEdit

The number beside each nation represents the number of athletes who competed for each country at the 2016 FINA Diving World Cup.

Medal summaryEdit

As reported by FINA and Omega Timing.[17][18][19][20]

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
  Rommel Pacheco (MEX) 504.40   Yona Knight-Wisdom (JAM)[12] 459.25   Kristian Ipsen (USA)[21][22] 457.60
10 metre platform
details
  Qiu Bo (CHN) 557.75   Chen Aisen (CHN) 534.25   David Dinsmore (USA) 497.05
Synchronized
3 metre springboard
details
  Stephan Feck (GER)
  Patrick Hausding (GER)
429.33   Cao Yuan (CHN)
  Qin Kai (CHN)
419.67   Jahir Ocampo (MEX)
  Rommel Pacheco (MEX)
409.38
Synchronized
10 metre platform
details
  Chen Aisen (CHN)
  Lin Yue (CHN)
456.00   Patrick Hausding (GER)
  Sascha Klein (GER)
448.44   Tom Daley (GBR)
  Daniel Goodfellow (GBR)
446.40

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 metre springboard
details
  Shi Tingmao (CHN) 398.70   He Zi (CHN) 387.90   Jennifer Abel (CAN) 354.45
10 metre platform
details
  Ren Qian (CHN) 454.65   Si Yajie (CHN) 412.80   Melissa Wu (AUS) 380.50
Synchronized
3 metre springboard
details
  Shi Tingmao (CHN)
  Wu Minxia (CHN)
339.60   Jennifer Abel (CAN)
  Pamela Ware (CAN)
312.27   Samantha Amy Mills (AUS)
  Esther Qin (AUS)
307.50
Synchronized
10 metre platform
details
  Chen Ruolin (CHN)[23]
  Liu Huixia (CHN)
344.04   Cheong Jun Hoong (MAS)[14]
  Pamg Pandelela Rinong (MAS)
318.90   Sarah Barrow (GBR)
  Tonia Couch (GBR)
308.82

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China (CHN)64010
2  Germany (GER)1102
3  Mexico (MEX)1012
4  Canada (CAN)0112
5  Jamaica (JAM)0101
  Malaysia (MAS)0101
7  Australia (AUS)0022
  Great Britain (GBR)0022
  United States (USA)0022
Totals (9 nations)88824
Preceded by
2014 FINA Diving World Cup
(Shanghai, China)
2016 FINA Diving World Cup
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Succeeded by
2018 FINA Diving World Cup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "FINA Diving World Cup". Aquece Rio. Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  2. ^ "FINA Diving World Cup 2016". FINA. Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  3. ^ "FINA Diving World Cup 2016 Event Information Guide" (PDF). FINA. Retrieved 2020-04-22.
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  8. ^ Jan, Emily (2015-07-31). "Getting Ready for Rio". The Atlantic. Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  9. ^ "Rio Olympics 2016: Organisers provide mosquito repellent to divers ahead of Diving World Cup". Sportskeeda. 2016-02-18. Retrieved 2020-04-22.
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  11. ^ "Ward and Woodward secure Olympic quota places". Swim England. 2016-02-25. Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  12. ^ a b George Bell, Delano (2019-10-09). "Jamaican Olympic Diver, Yona Knight-Wisdom, Nominated for Legacy Award in UK". Jamaicans.com. Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  13. ^ Augustis, Mindaugas (2016-02-14). "Amerikiečių kūdikystėje įdukrinta sportininkė olimpiadoje nori atstovauti Lietuvai" [This American athlete wants to represent Lithuania at the Olympics] (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  14. ^ a b Singh, Ajitpal (2016-02-23). "Jun Hoong qualifies for Rio Olympics". New Straits Times. Retrieved 2020-04-20.
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  16. ^ Neidigh, Lauren (2016-02-17). "Five Hoosiers to Participate in 2016 FINA Diving World Cup". Swim Swam. Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  17. ^ "FINA Diving World Cup 2016 Results". FINA. Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  18. ^ "Diving World Cup - Rio de Janeiro". Omega Timing. 2016-02-21. Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  19. ^ "Diving - FINA Diving World Cup - 2016". TheSports.org. Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  20. ^ "2016 Fina Diving World Series Dubai leg: Your guide to the event". The National. 2016-03-14. Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  21. ^ "Sports digest: Kristian Ipsen wins bronze at FINA World Cup". The Mercury News. 2016-02-22. Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  22. ^ Mazeika, Vytas (2016-07-13). "Kristian Ipsen takes the plunge by himself on road to Rio". The Mercury News. Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  23. ^ Kin-wa, Chan (2016-10-19). "China's five-time Olympic gold medallist diver Chen Ruolin quits aged just 23". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 2020-04-22.

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